Vietnam has incredible offshore wind resource to meet its growing energy demand. However, by the end of 2020, wind power accounted for less than 1 per cent (or 670MW) of the nation’s total installed capacity. The Vietnamese government aims to increase renewable energy capacity – mainly wind but also solar power, including rooftop solar – by 19GW to more than 36GW by 2030. Energy experts and companies have suggested Việt Nam increase its target for wind power generation, particularly offshore wind power, in the next 10 years to enable foreign investors to engage in major power projects.
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